There is a skill in dealing with breakdowns and producing positive results with them. This skill of addressing a breakdown and creating a new future is an act that creates a commitment to take care of the breakdown with further action.
Two huge problems in our work world today are overwhelm and over-commitment. Both lead to exhaustion, stress, anxiety, and poor performance for employees and teams.
In many organizations, the current top individual performer is promoted when a manager or team leader slot opens up. But many of these top performers fail.
What is your relationship with “not knowing?” For most people, it’s a barrier. It means that we are stopped and can’t act where we don’t know. We wouldn’t have a person do surgery on us if they didn’t know surgery. So why would we pursue something if we don’t know how, haven’t been trained in […]
One of the skills available to us as leaders and coaches is to bring our world into a new focus in order to see new opportunities. If we take a step back and look at how we see our world we find that every individual is a unique kind of “observer” of the world. Different […]
Despite widespread scientific analyses of global issues, there have not been significant changes in global consumption patterns or economic policies. We seem to be trapped in the current systems with no real options to a new game.
From my 9/11 experience, I believe that we must learn to build a new level of trust, new practices for prudence, and to connect to a world that can no longer be ignored.
Where are you? The answer is simple: You are where your attention is. Not where your body is.
When we learn to accept the fact of our finitude, to accept that breaks are part of life, and to learn that we can face and enter these moments with presence, calm focus, and the capacity to improvise, learn, and innovate, then we will have new ways to dance with life and to lead.